Impairments in working memory associated with spontaneous dieting behaviour.

  title={Impairments in working memory associated with spontaneous dieting behaviour.},
  author={Michael W Green and Peter J. Rogers},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={28 5},
BACKGROUND The current study investigated the fundamental nature of the cognitive processing deficit that has been demonstrated to be associated with dieting to lose weight. Previous work has characterized this deficit as being primarily one of a reduction in working-memory capacity. The present study investigated the particular components of the working-memory system affected during dieting. METHOD A sample of female subjects was classified as either low/medium restrained eaters (N = 34… CONTINUE READING

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